Microbiologist Yuen Kwok-yung suggested appointing an infection-control supervisor in each office and school of Hong Kong. Photo: Oliver Tsang Microbiologist Yuen Kwok-yung suggested appointing an infection-control supervisor in each office and school of Hong Kong. Photo: Oliver Tsang
Microbiologist Yuen Kwok-yung suggested appointing an infection-control supervisor in each office and school of Hong Kong. Photo: Oliver Tsang

Coronavirus that causes Covid-19 can produce more than three times as many pathogens than Sars strain, HKU study reveals

  • Dr Chu Hin of HKU says Sars-CoV-2 can replicate 100 times within 48 hours, while the Sars virus replicated about 10 to 20 times at its peak
  • There is almost no possibility to contain the virus before July because not many people have developed immunity yet, microbiologist Yuen Kwok-yung says

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Microbiologist Yuen Kwok-yung suggested appointing an infection-control supervisor in each office and school of Hong Kong. Photo: Oliver Tsang Microbiologist Yuen Kwok-yung suggested appointing an infection-control supervisor in each office and school of Hong Kong. Photo: Oliver Tsang
Microbiologist Yuen Kwok-yung suggested appointing an infection-control supervisor in each office and school of Hong Kong. Photo: Oliver Tsang
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